The Index-Journal from Greenwood, South Carolina on September 6, 1975 · Page 6
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Greenwood, South Carolina
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Saturday, September 6, 1975
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...... f : i Turningro Was Just A Matter Of time' 1 Probe Didn t Spark Pro Contract, Says Wise 1 J -r' SKIP WISE . . .Leaving Clemson BALTIMORE (AP) - Guard Skip Wise, a star at Clemson University last year as a freshman, signed a multi-year contract Friday with the new American Basketball Association franchise in his hometown of Baltimore. Contract terms were not disclosed, but General Manager Lee Silverman of the team without a nickname said it was for "near $1 million." The pact was believed to be for five years, with a no-cut clause covering the first two seasons. Wise, 20, said an investigation of possible recruiting violations at Clemson by the National Collegiate Athletic Association had nothing to do with his decision to quit school. In fact, he said, the Clemson situation made him think twice about signing. . "I didn't want people to think that was . the reason I was leaving," Wise said. "If that was the case, I'd rather stay there . and sit out the probation, or whatever they would give us. "It's always been in my mind that I wanted to play pro ball," Wise said. "It was just a matter of time. I thought I could have played pro ball when I came out of high school. "I'm ready," he said, "and I want to' provide my family with security." Wise's mother is separated from her husband, and his 18-year-old sister has just entered 1 Wilberforce University in Ohio. ; tiita Silverman said he made the initial ' contract on Monday with Wise, who was . already at Clemson for the start of the fall term, and negotiations were completed Thursday.,- . .. , ' , The general manager said he expected no repercussions from the college ranks for signing a player who had not applied as a hardship case prior to the ABA draft. "Skip had a desire to play and we were available to make his desires come true," Silverman said. "We had some reservations about Skip's education, but we've agreed to pay his expenses in getting a degree." Wise was a hero in his East Baltimore neighborhood as he teamed with seven-foot Larry Gibson, an incoming freshman at Maryland, in leading Dunbar High School to 48 consecutive victories. With some 200 scholarship offers available, he chose Clemson. ; , i Tates Locke, the coach at Clemson last season, has resigned to become an assistant coach with the Buffalo Braves of . the National Basketball Association, and has been replaced by Bill Foster. Wise said Foster was . "shocked and really upset'lwen told of the decision, but then wished him well after advising him to do whatever he thought best. . "I'm so excited, I haven't slept "much since Monday,'; Wise said. "I can't wait until the season starts. Clemson is a beautiful place, but I want to be here in Baltimore, doing mjr thing.". Joe Mullaney, coach of the ABA team, said he expected Wise to play a lot as a rookie while competing in the backcourt with Chuck Williams, Rick Mount and Larry Finch. .. PAGE 6 Sat., Sept. 6, 1975 Signs A's Contract Clemson Loses Denny Walling OAKLAND Denny Walling of Clemson, the first pick in the major league baseball draft's secondary phase in June, has signed a contract with the Oakland A's, the club announced Friday. Walling, an all-American center fielder at Clemson University, received a bonus in excess of $50,000 according to an A's spokesman. Walling played this summer with Waynesboro of the Valley League, and would have been a senior at Clemson. A native of Farmingdale, N.J., Walling led the Atlantic Coast Conference in home runs and runs batted in and was ranked nationally in both categories. Walling will join the Oakland team for the remainder of the major league baseball season, but would not be eligible for any post season action should the A's win the American League west title. SCOREBOARD f- A I ,,-n -- ' 'si. T 1 Home Tea ms Lose In GHS Jam boree Baseball NATIONAL LEAGUE East Pittsburgh Philphia New York St. Louis Chicago Montreal W L Pet GB 78 80 74 66 73 66 7)66 65 76 61 77 .565 -.529 5 .525 SVi .525 5 .461 14V .442 17 West Cincinnati (3 47 .664 - Los Angeles 75 66 .532 18V4 S. Francisco 70 70 .500 23 San Diego 63 78 .447 XV, AtUnU 61 80 .443 32 Houston 54 88 .380 40 Friday's Results Chicago 4-3, Philadelphia 34 Montreal 4-1, Pittsburgh 3-5 Los Angeles 5, Atlanta i Cincinnati 4, San Francisco 3 New York 5, St Louis 1 Houston 2, San Diego 1 Saturday's Games St. Louis (Forsch 13-8) at New York (Koosman 11-12) , - San Francisco (Halicki 8-11) at Cincinnati (Billingham 14-7), (n) Los Angeles (Sutton 16-12) at Atlanta (Easterly 1-8), (n) - Chicago (Stone 11-7) at Philadelphia tChristenson 8-5), (n) Pittsburgh (CandelarU 7-5) at Montreal (Rogers 10-10), (n) - San Diego (Strom 6-5) at Houston (Konieczny t-12), (n) AMERICAN LEAGUE East Boston (Moret 11-3) at Milwaukee (Travers 5-8) Texas (Jenkins 16-14) at Oakland (Siebert 3-4 or Bosman 85) New York (Dobson 11-14) at Baltimore (Cuellar 14-10), (n) Kansas City (Littell 0-1 and Bird 8-5) at California (Tanana 144 and Singer 7-13), 2, (n) Minnesota (Blyleven 14-6) at Chicago (Osteen 7-13), (n) Charlie Moss Heads For GHS Score Greenwood High back Charlie Moss, No. 41, heads toward the goal in action against Newberry at the GHS football jamboree last night. GHS outscored Newberry 7-6 in one quarter of action. (Index-Journal photos by Tom Lollis) m.-. . -.-i' ., .. Football WORLD FOOTBALL LEAGUE Eastern Division W L T Pet. PF PA Memphis J 1 0 .750 98 88 Birmham S t 0 .600 80 82 Jacksonv 2 2 0 .500 88 80 Charlotte III 400 81 84 Philphia 2 3 .400 102 114 Western DhisiM S. Calif. ' 4 1 .800 173 152 San Anton . 4 2 0 .667 139 88 HawaU ... ., 2 2 6 .500 87 88 Shrvpt 1 1 0 .400 83 84 Portlnd " ' , t 4 0 .200 90 117 Chicago . 1 4 0 .200 67 125 W L Pet. GB Boston ' Baltimore New York Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit 82 56 76 63 70 70 64 70 61 79 54 84 .594 -.547 6V .500 13 .478 16 .436 22 .391 28 : West ' Oakland 82 56 .594 - Kansas City 77 61 458 5 Texas 68 72 .488 14Vi Chicago 67 73 .479 16 Minnesota 65 71 .478 16 California 64 76 .457 19 . Friday's Games Baltimore 5-2, New York 4-1 Detroit 11, Cleveland 2 Milwaukee 4, Boston 2 Chicago 3, Minnesota 2 Kansas City 5, California 1 Texas 4, Oakland 1 Satarday's Games ' Detroit (Lemancxyk 2-4) at Cleveland (Eckersley 104) . , :, (Chicago disbanded Sept, 2) ; Satarday's Games ' Hawaii at Memphis, 3 p.m. Philadelphia at Charlotte, 8 pm.-' Jacksonville at Shreveport, 8.30 p.m. Southern California at San Antonio, 1:30 p.m. Birmingham at Portland, 10:30 p.m. - NFL Eihlbltioa Scscdole Friday's Retails Oakland 31, Dallas 20 Satarday's Games Cincinnati at Detroit, 1 p.m. 1 St. Louis at Minnajota, 7 p.m. . Buffalo vs. Atlanta at Tampa, Fla., I p.m. . ' " . Chicago at Miami, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Pittsburgh, I p.m. Green Bay at Kansas City, 9 p.m. . Philadelphia at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Prep Scores North Augusta 22, Westside 7 Richmond Academy 25, Aiken 13 Wilson Hall 19, Clarendon Hall ' ' Jefferson Davis 21, Willington 6 Thomas Heyward 0, Tbornwell 0 Hammond Academy 18, R. E. Lee 9 ' J. C. Calboun 2, King Chapman 18, Polk Central 18 Mims 30, Dorchester 14 - : Vf & S . Raider Lets One Get Away ' An unidentified Laurens Raider lets a pass slip through his hands during action at the first Greenwood High football jamboree last night. Laurens scrimmaged McCormick in a scoreless quarter of football. World Series Of Golf Will Add Players AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jack . Nicklaus has . mixed emotions about the impending change in " the format for the World Series. . of Golf, but the other three competitors in this last of the four-man shows applaude the new, expanded line-up. "In a way I'm sorry to see it 1 change,"Nicklaus said before : teeing off today as the heavy , favorite in the exclusive field of the world's major title-holders. , "I think it's right that there be a tournament for the four major tournament winners," 11 he said. "I think they should get ', together like this. ? J "But, unfortunately. tlie press and public haven't at tached the significance to. it that it deserves." For the last 14 years, World Series has been staged at the famed Firestone Country - Club as a . 36-hole four-man tournament, bringing together the winners of the four major events the Masters, U.S. and British opens and the PGA. Beginning next year the tournament will move to an - unannounced site, probably changing sites every year, and its format will be expanded to include about ,28-34 players including at least five foreign champions. By JIM JOYCE Index-Journal Sports Editor The visitors Ninety Six, Laurens, Clinton and Newberry walked away with a 20-13 victory last night over the home teams Ware Shoals, McCormick, Saluda and Greenwood in the first football jamboree at Greenwood High School. ; The scoring took place in the first, third and fourth quarters with Clinton of Conference Two AAA scoring twice against Saluda in the third quarter. Ware Shoals put the first six points on the board in the opening period as quarterback Johnny Woods found Robert Anty on a 55-yard pass play with 5:38 remaining. "I was pleased with the boys but we were worried at first about our specialty teams," said Tommy Davis, in his first year at Ware Shoals. "We got that long pass and we'll take it, Anty has a lot of speed and Johnny did a good job filling in for Jerome Valentine who got hurt Monday. We didn't play him because we didn't want to take a chance at getting him hurt more." Ninety Six head coach Todd Heldreth said he thought both teams "moved the ball well."' . Su.;,; w. V "That particular play (the TD pass) caught us," he added. "That was- a heckuva play. I thought we executed well except for a couple of plays. "Our defensive secondary has some work to do. We just stood flat-footed and didn't react on the TD pass. Our defense is pretty sound but we've got to move the ball." McCormick and Laurens played to a standstill in the second period and McCormick coach Ron Aughtry said his Chiefs of Conference One AA didn't show too much offensively. ' v "I was not pleased at all with the offense but our defense was adequate," he said. "We didn't move the ball as far cia uui luiuuiig game is uuutcmeu. "And we had that fumble and a mishandled punt. In close games, , those iu: i. ..... " uuiigs wan get yuu. Being held scoreless while Clinton racked up two touchdowns, Saluda head coach Bettis Herlong said. "We've got - 1 l TIU Ulnl.J .... . a tuiig way w gu. lucjr uiuvncu ua uui and we had too much inexperience put there. , "We moved the . ball better than I thought we would offensively. I thought s our defense was pretty good but tonight it turned around and our offense moved , and the defense didn't.' Greenwood took over near midfield in the fourth quarter and closed the gap to within a point when Charlie Moss scooted around left end for a TD with 6:58 left and Jimmy Russell booted the extra point. ,, , But Newberry got a break when a; Greenwood defender tipped a pass into thf Npwhprrv nlavpr's hands at the one and Newberry scored on the next play. "We did about what I thought we would," said Greenwood coach Pinky Babb, "on offense, we did what we tried to do. I thought we did about as good as we could under the circumstances. ' "I'm proud of the effort they gave. Naturally we've got a lot of work to do before our first game." OPEN DAILY O:30-9:30 MON.,TUE.,WEO. J Lj U a ; i l-Vf f&fs Kl78 BLACKWAUS 4-PLY WW POLYESTER fTf l .hm0Jl J-nI f Our fieo. 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In today's semifinals, defending champion Jimmy Connors is favored over fifth-i eded Bjorn Borg, but it is a t ss-up between Spain's j.anuel Orantes, seeded third, , and Argentina's Guillermo Vilas, seeded second. Miss Evert, who for three years was America's teen-age princess in tennis shoes, at age 20 has a slight edge over an older but more erratic Miss Goolagong. "I think both of us know we have a chance of beating each other," Evonne said of their chase for the $25,000 first prize from a record total purse of $309,430. "I can't let her get me into the groove of fiddling I ' " i Chris Vs. Evonne 7 i yv.- around with the ball. I can't let her make me play her game. "I have to control my own pace." t ; Admittedly, Miss Goolagong has the statistical edge in the two tournaments that count. She was once a winner and twice a runner-up at Wimbledon and twice a runner-up at Forest Hills. 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